A Moment with HPU’s New Medical Director: ‘They Are Our Children, Too.’

Dr. Anne Lule-Kiwanuka pursued medicine because of her childhood. She bounced in and out of hospitals because of her asthma and allergies to everything, from milk and shellfish, to pineapples, oranges and eggs. As all mothers with children facing food allergies, her mom learned how to make cakes without eggs or milk for her daughter, […]

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HPU Will Continue Tradition of Free Christmas Event for Triad Residents

HPU’s first Christmas Drive in 2019 attracted nearly 10,000 visitors. HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 1, 2020 – High Point University is offering a festive, safe way for local families to celebrate the Christmas season together. The HPU Christmas Drive will welcome families to campus again this year to enjoy the holiday decorations and sounds of […]

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Hidden Voices: Preserving a Local Neighborhood’s History

Sarah Culver and her other classmates had no clue about the neighborhood two miles south of campus. They do now. They took Dr. Cara Kozma’s Community Writing class, and they discovered what makes High Point’s Burns Hill neighborhood memorable. Last semester, Culver and nine other classmates recorded the oral histories of 10 longtime residents of […]

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WGHP: HPU and The War Memorial Foundation Hosts Virtual Veterans Day Event

High Point University’s Annual Veterans Day Celebration looked different this year, but even during a global pandemic, the university remained committed to honoring the men and women who served and are serving our country. This year’s 10th Annual Veterans Day Celebration was offered virtually to community members and in collaboration with The War Memorial Foundation, which […]

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HPU and The War Memorial Foundation Honor Service Men and Women for 10th Annual Virtual Veterans Day Celebration

HPU continued its tradition of donating 100 American flags to community schools, nonprofits and government buildings. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 11, 2020 – High Point University’s Annual Veterans Day Celebration looked different this year, but even during a global pandemic, the university remained committed to honoring the men and women who served and are serving […]

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September Extraordinary Leader: The Cadet in Command

Whenever he comes back to campus, Matthew Redbord enters through the main gate off University Parkway and takes an immediate right. He’ll pass the Rankin Welcome Garden, the Jack and Donna Finch Fountain and look straight ahead. He’ll see the tree sculpture, look through its stationary branches, and spot in the distance the white pillars […]

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HPU and The War Memorial Foundation Partner to Host Virtual Veterans Day Celebration

The event will be HPU’s 10th Annual Veterans Day Celebration. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 4, 2020 – The War Memorial Foundation, which supports the Carolina Field of Honor, and High Point University are partnering to host a virtual Veterans Day Celebration to honor all those who have served the United States. The event, which will […]

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HPU Physical Therapy Department Hosts Fourth Annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run & Walk Virtually

High Point University’s Department of Physical Therapy will host its fourth annual Halloween Family 5K Fun Run and Walk virtually on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. Last year’s participants wore costumes and took part in Halloween-themed activities for children, including music, games and trunk or treat. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 16, 2020 – High Point […]

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August Extraordinary Leader: The Busy Mind of Sam Carr

Around midnight most days, Sam Carr walks. He’ll slip on his AirPods, play Coldplay or Christian music, hit the brick pathways of the Kester International Promenade and head toward “Olympic Strength.” That’s the 35-foot statue in front of Roberts Hall that depicts Atlas holding the world on his shoulders. Carr feels a lot like that. […]

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